Colorado Marriage Records

Enter a first and/or last name to search Colorado marriage records. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to the Colorado marriage records from a single place. Additional information on how to obtain Colorado marriage certificates is available below.

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Colorado marriage records

Marriage records contain information about the marriage of two people, including the date of marriage, place of marriage, sometimes the names of the mothers and fathers, and even the people who witnessed the marriage. Marriage certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residences, and perhaps even the maiden names of the mothers.

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Colorado marriage records, Colorado marriage licenses, Colorado marriage indexes, Colorado marriage announcements, and other related Colorado genealogy records.

Marriage records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the marriage takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store marriage records into various online archives. This has brought access to online marriage records much more easier for genealogy researchers.

Newspapers frequently publish notices of marriages, and in addition to marriage certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing marriage records of Colorado. We also suggest searching for "Colorado marriage records" using, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain Colorado Marriage Certificates

Vital Records Statewide registration of births and deaths was attempted in 1875, though compliance was sporadic. Successful implementation began in 1910 for births and 1900 for deaths. Most marriage records are still maintained by individual county clerks. For births after 1910, deaths after 1900, marriages 1900-1939/1975-present and divorces 1900-1939/1968-present write:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80222-1530
Tel: 303-756-4464 Fax: 303-782-5576

For prior records, write to the clerk of the county in question.

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